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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Types of Rectal Prolapse
Rectal prolapse happens when loose tissue in the rectum slides downward. The loose tissue may partially or completely stick out of the anus.
There are three types of rectal prolapse:
Treatment for rectal prolapse depends on the type of prolapse. Treatment may include changes in diet. Or it may include medicines or surgery.
Current as ofMarch 27, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineC. Dale Mercer, MD - General Surgery
Current as of:
March 27, 2018
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD - General Surgery
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